This five-day circuit is one of the most original ways of travelling from Hoi An to the famous seaside resort of Nha Trang. Your journey will take you across the Central Highlands, through the cities of Kham Duc, Kon Thum, Buon Ma Thout, and the beautiful Lak Lake. You will discover the remote areas of the authentic Vietnam, far from the tourist circuits.
Hoi An to Kham Duc (gold town) (Ho Chi Minh Trial)
Traveling through the Vietnamese countryside, we will first see many rice paddies and other agriculture activitives. You will be able to cool off in a rainforest stream, and continue on, to explore Vietnam’s pineapple plantations, where sampling the fruit will be encouraged.
You will begin to ride on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, the major supply link for Vietnamese soldiers during the American war. You will have your first opportunity to talk the Vietnamese hill-tribe people. You will sleep in a simple hotel.
Kham Duc to Kon Tum (on the Ho Chi Minh Trail)
Travel through the Lo Xo mountain, pass through a tropical rain forest; enjoy the best cup of coffee grown and brewed in Vietnam and visit the hill-tribe people of Ka Tu. Immerse yourself in the rich economic agricultural center of Vietnam. Roam working coffee and rubber tree plantations.
Visit former battle fields of recent war in Dak To and Tan Canh. Tour KonTum town visiting the old wooden Catholic Church to view the unique French Architecture. Cross the 290 m suspension bridge to visit the KonKtu village of the Bahnar people. End your day viewing a beautiful sunset while swinging on the suspension bridge. You will sleep in a simple hotel.
Kon Tum to Buon Ma Thuot
While traveling to Pleiku city, you will visit a coffee nursery to see a coffee sprouting, Watch a Vietnamese family cooking rice wine. You may sample the wine if you like. Refresh yourself in the mysterious old vocanic crater lake called Sea Lake. We will see a pepper plant farm, and spectacular views as we continue on to Buon Ma Thuot. You will sleep in the Eden Hotel.
Buon Ma Thuot to Lak Lake
Photograph the mighty waterfalls called Draysap (smoking) and Gia Long (Vietnamese king) in the lush primitive rainforest. Ride to the largest natural lake in the Central Highlands where you will be invited to explore the culture, traditions and custom of the hill-tribe villagers of the M’Nong. Observe their long houses on stilts, dugout canoes, use of their elephants and other daily activities. There is a choice of sleeping arrangements for this night. You may choose a home stay in a traditional long house, a modern long house, or a resort. (The cost of each is included in the fee).
Lak Lake to Nha Trang
Travel to Nha Trang riding through the manificient Phoenix Pass, ascending and decending over 1,200 meters in 20 km. Finish the tour at one of the best water sport capitals of Vietnam.
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